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Alex Bird

Hi, I'm Alex, a travel writer based in London, I love writing about travel as much as traveling itself. I’m a scrappy researcher, and a hoarder of info, whether it's trivial or mind-blowing. I get a lot of joy doing justice to worthwhile places, and I’m always excited to share the stories behind them.

I have a real affection for Tarragona in Catalonia, from the golden sandy beaches to the mountains. I love Hamburg and its harbour and many waterways, especially in spring. And I'll always be drawn to the rolling countryside in the south of England, especially Wiltshire. I'll go anywhere with a great art museum, and ruins, ancient or medieval.

15 Best London Hotels

Andaz London Liverpool Street

London is quite rightly one of the global cities of the world. With centuries of history, top attractions, world-class drinking and dining, great nightlife and a whole lot of iconic …

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15 Best Bath Tours

Roman Baths In Bath, England

Named after its famous Roman-era baths that have been designated UNESCO World Heritage Sites since the ‘80s, the town of Bath is one of England’s premier historic and recreation destinations. …

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15 Best Inverness Tours

Ardross Terrace Waterfront, Inverness

Inverness is the United Kingdom’s northernmost city and is often referred to as the ‘Highland Capital’ of Scotland. Though it has a relatively small population of just 60,000 residents, Inverness’s …

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15 Best Glasgow Tours

George Square in Glasgow at Night

With a population of just more than 600,000 residents, Glasgow is Scotland’s most populous city, and among the top five largest in the United Kingdom. The city’s location on the …

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15 Best Liverpool Tours

River Mersey, Liverpool

With a population of nearly 500,000 residents, Liverpool is among the ten largest cities in the United Kingdom. It’s located in the northwestern portion of the country, and is a …

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